Mark Pawsey

MP, Rugby

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Rugby Conservative

Mark Pawsey’s voting in Parliament

Mark Pawsey is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Mark Pawsey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Mark Pawsey voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Mark Pawsey generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Plastic-free Packaging (Fruit and Vegetables) — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] 12 Nov 2018

    Does the Minister agree that were a manufacturer to place on the market a material that is incredibly low cost in use and capable of being coloured in a variety of colours, manipulated into all sorts of shapes, and recycled, we would hail it as a wonder material, rather than denigrating it, as has seemed to be the case in much of this afternoon’s debate?
  • Plastic-free Packaging (Fruit and Vegetables) — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] 12 Nov 2018

    In fact, cucumbers are probably an example of the most effective use of polythene wrap. It is a tiny amount of packaging, but it can prolong the life of a cucumber by up to 10 days. The hon. Gentleman says that he has not seen cucumbers in plastic wrapping, but he will almost certainly have seen significant amounts of food waste where fruit and vegetables that are not appropriately wrapped...
  • Plastic-free Packaging (Fruit and Vegetables) — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] 12 Nov 2018

    The hon. Gentleman has already talked about the large number of people who are concerned about the plastic used in supermarkets, but supermarkets do what their customers want. Why does he think supermarkets have used plastic packaging as they have?

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Conservative MP for Rugby

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Mark Pawsey campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Company Cars: Taxation
  • Public Data Corporation
  • Home Education
  • Plastics: Packaging
  • Mental Health Services: West Midlands

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Mark Pawsey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 236 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: BASF
Address of donor: BASF SE, Europahaus, Benckiserplatz 1, 67059 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £366.92, hotel £124.39 and catering £189.58, total £680.89

Destination of visit: Ludwigshafen, Germany

Dates of visit: 19-20 July 2018

Purpose of visit: Educational visit to BASF production site organised by the Industry and Parliament Trust.

(Registered 30 July 2018; updated 24 August 2018)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends for International Development (CFID)
Address of donor: 4 Matthew Parker Street, London SW1H 9HQ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): In-country transport, accommodation and hospitality with a total value of £240. I met all other costs.

Destination of visit: Tanzania

Dates of visit: 4 - 11 August 2018

Purpose of visit: Voluntary teaching of business skills and employability skills with Tanzanian charities and NFP organisations on CFID Project Urafiki.

(Registered 04 October 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Commercial property in Rugby: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 December 2014)

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